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Public Health Schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Public Health Schools in Philadelphia, PA

There are 6 public health schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Philadelphia has a total population of 1,517,550 and a student population of 150,997. Of these students, 96,379 are enrolled in schools that offer public health programs.

Philadelphia's largest public health school is Drexel University. In 2010, approximately 112 students graduated from the Public Health program at Drexel University.

A reported 313 students graduated with credentials in public health in Philadelphia in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $43,842 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Philadelphia public health schools was an average of $45,816 per year in 2009.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,103 for public health related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Philadelphia-based public health schools, you will have an added expense of $9,877 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $29,886.

Public Health Salaries and Career Outlook in Philadelphia

After graduating with your credentials in public health, if you decide to work as a public health professional in Philadelphia, your job prospects are average. There were 14,200 public health professionals working in Pennsylvania and 5,050 working in the greater Philadelphia area in 2010. The government projects that the number of public health professionals in Philadelphia will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public health professionals.

As a public health professional in Philadelphia, you can expect to make an average salary of $87,790 per year. This is higher than the average salary for public health professionals in the state.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Public Health Degree in Philadelphia
  • Associates Degree in Public Health
  • Bachelors Degree in Public Health
  • Public Health Classes
  • Public Health Courses
  • Public Health Training

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  1. 1Temple UniversityTemple University

    Address:
    1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6096

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2University of PennsylvaniaUniversity of Pennsylvania

    Address:
    1 College Hall 34th and Spruce Sts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6303

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  3. 3Drexel UniversityDrexel University

    Address:
    3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  4. 4La Salle UniversityLa Salle University

    Address:
    1900 W Olney Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141-1199

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  5. 5Thomas Jefferson UniversityThomas Jefferson University

    Address:
    1020 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  6. 6University of the SciencesUniversity of the Sciences

    Address:
    600 S 43rd Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-4495

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

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